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Cleveland RTA Community Immunity Bus to host vaccine clinic Saturday

News 5 Cleveland (Your Health Matters) 8/8 10:30A
The Greater Cleveland RTA and Care Alliance Health Center (CACH) is slated to host a vaccine clinic with the Community Immunity Bus at Shaw High School on Saturday.The free clinic will provide COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots to the...

Illinois day care worker tests positive for monkeypox

News 5 Cleveland (Your Health Matters) 8/8 6:44A
An adult worker at a day care in Illinois tested positive for monkeypox, prompting health officials to test other employees and children, CNN reported.According to CNN, officials are making scarce supplies of the monkeypox vaccine available for...

Lorain County reports second case of monkeypox

News 5 Cleveland (Your Health Matters) 8/8 6:14A
A second case of monkeypox has been reported in Lorain County, according to the Lorain County Health Department.The first case was reported last Friday. LCPH was notified about the cases by the Ohio Department of Health. Officials said the risk...

What You Need To Know About Flu Strains

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 8/8 12:25A evansm22
What we all know as “the” flu is actually a collection of influenza virus strains that mutate (change) over time. Protecting yourself from these potentially dangerous viruses is best done by getting the flu vaccine and practicing everyday...

Feeling Low? Here Are 4 Ways To Boost Your Self-Esteem

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 8/8 12:24A capasa
Whether it’s going up, down or hovering somewhere in the middle, self-esteem impacts how we view ourselves. Self-esteem is an important building block for many things: our confidence in our abilities, our sense of self-worth and how we compare...

What You Should Know About Postpartum Sex

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 8/8 12:23A evansm22
When a newborn enters your life, your bedroom thoughts are certainly not what they used to be. The bedroom was likely your place of quiet rest, peace and often, where you might have expressed your sexuality. With a newborn, though, many of these...

How Long Should You Breastfeed and When To Wean

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 8/8 12:22A bigleyj
When it comes to feeding your baby, they say breast milk is best — but it isn’t always easy. Even if you’ve tried a variety of breastfeeding positions and you’ve been nursing for three, six or nine months, it’s not always smooth sailing. And if...

Health officials investigating monkeypox case in Lorain County

News 5 Cleveland (Your Health Matters) 8/5 10:29A
A Lorain County resident is isolating after contracting a case of monkeypox, according to Lorain County Public Health.LCPH was notified about the case by the Ohio Department of Health. Officials said the risk to the public at this time remains...

How COVID-19 Might Be Causing Your Hair Loss

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 8/5 1:36A gilmerm
You’re lathering up your tresses in the shower, and it happens your hair is coming out. Hair loss and hair shedding can be the result of a number of conditions, including a recent COVID-19 infection. To learn more about how COVID-19 can affect...

How Long Food Poisoning Lasts and What To Do About It

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 8/5 1:34A pogored
Bad shellfish. Undercooked chicken. That salad bar you sidled up to for lunch, knowing it looked suspicious, but also knowing you needed a bite if you were going to make it through your afternoon meetings. And now, you’re on the bathroom floor,...

LGBT activists criticize response to monkeypox outbreak

News 5 Cleveland (Your Health Matters) 8/5 12:52A
Some in Cleveland’s LGBTQ community are blasting Ohio's and the federal government's monkeypox response. The criticism comes as cases rise in the state and nationally.Thursday, the White House declared the virus a public health emergency. As of...

Top 10 Skin Care Tips From a Dermatologist

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 8/5 12:34A bigleyj
Did you know that your skin sheds about 40,000 skin cells every day? As the largest organ in your body, your skin is a protective barrier that continuously replenishes itself. It not only regulates your temperature, but also shields you from...

What Is Gentle Parenting?

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 8/5 12:33A bigleyj
Ask any parent about their secret to raising good kids and they’ll tell you a million stories that can all be summed up in one takeaway: No one has it exactly all figured out. Parenting styles that work for one family might not work for another....

How To Prepare for Flu Season

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 8/4 1:36A pogored
Lazy late summer days will soon give way to cool autumn nights. This means flu season is around the corner, too. The flu, or influenza , is a viral infection that attacks your nose, throat and lungs. When is flu season? In the U.S., flu season...

Pain in Your Hand, Wrist or Elbow? When To Seek Help

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 8/4 1:32A Bone, Muscle and Joint Team
Pain is your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. But it doesn’t always tell you exactly what’s wrong and if you need medical treatment. So, when pain develops in your hand, wrist or elbow, how do you know whether to treat it at home or...
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